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Over 40 years ago King pointed out the “illusion of the damned”

 
America’s survival rests on undoing the exploitation of Black people
 
 

“When I speak of integration, I don’t mean a romantic mixing of colors. I mean a real sharing of power and responsibility. We will eventually achieve this, but it is going to be much more difficult for us than for any other minority. After all, no other minority has been so constantly, brutally and deliberately exploited. But because of this very exploitation, Negroes bring a special spiritual and moral contribution to American life — a contribution without which America could not survive.”

— Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Testament of Hope,” (1969)

 

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer

 

When Barack Obama was first elected U.S. president in 2008, some declared this the beginning of America’s post-racial age. Continue Reading →

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